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What does Walpurgis mean?

Walpurgis /wal-pur-gis/ as a girls' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of the name Walpurgis is "strong protection". Walpurgis is an alternate form of Walburga (Old German) with the prefix Walp-.

Associated with: strong, protection (defender).


Kreatif forms:
(female) Walpurria, Walpurwyn, ..

(male) Walpurton, Walpurwin, ..

How popular is Walpurgis?

Walpurgis is an unusual first name for women. Walpurgis is an equally uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Walburga is the only prominent variation form of Walpurgis (outside Top 2000). This form of Walpurgis reached the top of its popularity a century ago. Below is a charted comparison of the history of Walpurgis and affiliated names. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Walburga in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Walpurgis and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


Suggested similar names are Calpurnia, Walberga, Walkiria, Wallburga and Wallis. Like Walpurgis, these names are not frequently used.